One of our co-workers and friends Uttam Shrestha from Nepal, Kathmandu and his family have survived the earthquake, but require assistance. Here’s how you can help people like Uttam.
Why Donations Are Necessary
The earthquake that hit Nepal has devastated the country and left many people stranded. Many buildings simply collapsed. Food and water is scarce now and corpses rotting below debris may increase the risk of diseases.
Rescue workers are hard at work trying to find people that are still alive.
Nepal needs our help to rebuild their country. Now.
Facebook Donations Doubled
Facebook users have already donated 10 million USD. Facebook pledged to double your donation.
If you are wondering where on Facebook you can donate, here is the link:
Microsoft: Free Calls To Landlines and Mobile Devices In And Out Of Nepal
Microsoft supports the country with free calls to landlines and mobile devices in and out of Nepal.
Paypal: Donation Campaign
PayPal has started a campaign that accepts donations. You can donate to a variety of organizations that aid Nepal:
What Organization Should I Donate To?
The BBB (Better Business Bureau) has issued a list of charities that are actively collecting money to assist Nepal:
- ActionAid USA
- Adventist Development and Relief Agency International
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
- American Jewish World Service
- American Red Cross
- AmeriCares Foundation
- Brother’s Brother Foundation
- CARE USA
- Catholic Relief Services
- Church World Service
- Concern Worldwide US
- Direct Relief
- Global Impact
- GlobalGiving Foundation
- Habitat for Humanity International
- HOPE worldwide
- Humane Society International
- International Medical Corps
- Islamic Relief USA
- Lutheran World Relief
- MAP International
- Medical Teams International
- Mercy Corps
- Operation USA
- Oxfam America
- Plan International USA
- Project Concern International
- Salvation Army (National Corporation)
- Save the Children Federation
- Seva Foundation
- SOS Children’s Villages-USA
- United States Fund for UNICEF
- World Food Program USA
- World Neighbors
- World Relief
- World Renew
- World Vision